After announcing my retirement at the first of this year, I want to share a bit about the back story leading up to that decision. I stated last week that what has stood in the way of this decision has been my attachment to the many things I had become used... Read More ➝
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One of the things that many people do at the end of the year is make new year’s resolutions. Many others avoid them like the plague. For those that do make them, studies show that most last for a week or two and then are quickly forgotten. Regardless of which group... Read More ➝
As this year in the US has unfolded, we continually hear reporters discuss how polarized people in the US are. I’m sure you’ve heard your share about this issue. But for me, it’s like constantly reporting that someone has a broken arm but not commenting on how it got that way... Read More ➝
Well here it is, the first week in December, and you all know what’s around the corner. In fact, most of you have either been to the stores or on-line, or both, doing your holiday/Christmas/Hanukkah shopping. How can you not? With Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday shouting at us,... Read More ➝
In my way of thinking, Thanksgiving should be one of the most important and most celebrated holidays of the year because if you’re reading this blog post, you have so much to be thankful for. And, as I will discuss in a moment, being thankful is the key to having a great life and a successful company.
But it seems... Read More ➝
They say that the two things that are too controversial to write about are religion and politics and while I’m not about to jump into either subject, they both provide a great example of a point I do want to make: life always only provides you with two choices: you can either be right or you can be happy!... Read More ➝
Given I am absolutely sure you understand the importance of teamwork at work, do you often find yourself wondering why team building is such a struggle and why you frequently find yourself frustrated in your desire to provide the leadership necessary to create an effective work team? Well, the answer is actually somewhat simple, although when you read the... Read More ➝
Something happened this last week that, once again, reminded me of something so basic in life that I need to remind you of, for your own benefit. The context for this discussion is: what are you committed to regarding your relationships with the people in your life?
As to what happened, I’m not exactly sure, and it doesn’t really matter.... Read More ➝
A very wise man I had the privilege of working with many years ago made the bold statement: “with integrity, everything works, without integrity, nothing works.” Over the years I have come to appreciate the wisdom of that statement.
So, what’s integrity? It comes from the root word “integral” meaning whole and complete. So to have integrity means to be... Read More ➝
As a follow up to what I wrote about last week, if you accept my point of view that life and business are not about winning or losing but rather about winning or having learning experiences, the obvious next step is to learn to play full out all the time. And that is something most people don’t seem to... Read More ➝